Lady Gaga to star alongside Joaquin Phoenix in ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’

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Famous singer-actress Lady Gaga has unveiled the first teaser of ‘Joker 2’ and surprise. She will star opposite Oscar-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix in the sequel to the successful film.

Joaquin Phoenix had left the world stunned with his dynamic performance in the lead role in the first installment of the movie in 2019 titled ‘Joker’. The much-awaited sequel is titled Joker: Folie à Deux, which is scheduled to be released on October 4, 2024.

Lady Gaga shared a musical teaser of the upcoming movie on Instagram.  “Joker: Folie à Deux 10.04.24,” she wrote.

According to media reports, she is expected to play the character of Harley Quinn in the movie. The teaser, however, does not outright confirm Gaga is playing Harley, reports Variety.

The iconic character was first created for “Batman: The Animated Series” in the early 1990s. Harley Quinn has proven to be a durable character for Warner Bros. Margot Robbie has played the role three times, in 2016’s “Suicide Squad,” 2020’s “Birds of Prey” and 2021’s “The Suicide Squad,” and Kaley Cuoco voices the character on the popular HBO Max animated series “Harley Quinn,” which is now in its third season, reports Variety.

The 2019 movie Joker had become an international Box Office hit and even won Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Joker also bagged 11 Academy Award nominations, including best picture and director. Joaquin Phoenix grabbed the Best Actor title.

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